east iceland: a stroll through the marina and the town of seyðisfjörður

Friday, August 19:  After we finish our hike to the Tvisongur sound sculpture, we drive back into town in search of a hike that is supposedly on the north side of the fjord. Before proceeding very far, we have to stop and wander around the pretty marina; it’s especially picturesque now that the sun is finally coming out.

marina at Seyðisfjörður
marina at Seyðisfjörður
marina at Seyðisfjörður
marina at Seyðisfjörður
marina at Seyðisfjörður
marina at Seyðisfjörður
Looking at the town from the marina
Looking at the town from the marina
marina at Seyðisfjörður
marina at Seyðisfjörður
colorful boats
colorful boats
a boat party
a boat party
couples therapy
couples therapy
boats in Seyðisfjörður
boats in Seyðisfjörður
marina at Seyðisfjörður
marina at Seyðisfjörður
marina at Seyðisfjörður
marina at Seyðisfjörður
waterfall from the marina at Seyðisfjörður
waterfall from the marina at Seyðisfjörður
buildings at the marina and a fog-covered mountain behind
buildings at the marina and a fog-covered mountain behind

We then take a little walk through the town, stopping and asking someone at Tourist Information about possible hikes.

Seyðisfjörður
Seyðisfjörður

Earlier this morning, the town was all fogged in, so we have to capture some pictures of it in the sunshine.

rainbow road and the Blue Church in Seyðisfjörður
rainbow road and the Blue Church in Seyðisfjörður
Seyðisfjörður
Seyðisfjörður
Seyðisfjörður
Seyðisfjörður
Seyðisfjörður
Seyðisfjörður
bicycles for rent
bicycles for rent

We head to our hotel to grab some lunch at the picnic tables near the estuary.  Nearly every day in Iceland, as breakfast is usually provided in the hotel and we treat ourselves to a nice dinner, for lunch we have bread and cheese and fruit and some kind of snack (cookies or chips).

After our lunch, we’re off to hike along the waterfall-filled river Fjarðará, to the west of town on Route 93 toward Egilsstaðir.

8 thoughts on “east iceland: a stroll through the marina and the town of seyðisfjörður

    1. Thanks so much, Carol. I loved all the variety of landscapes in Iceland. So many fabulous scenes! Our lunches every day were simple but satisfying, and we did treat ourselves to nice meals every night. I certainly didn’t lose any weight on this holiday, despite a lot of walking.🙂

      1. As long as you didn’t put any on. We find when we travel like that we don’t put on weight on, because we do so much walking. We also tend to self cater most of the time, so we just eat like we do at home and then have the occasional meal out as a treat.

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